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Regulators seek more authority in data breach bill

FTC officials fear draft House legislation might be too narrow to fix the problem.

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When Americans approve of government surveillance

A new survey finds broad support for certain types of electronic monitoring -- including keeping tabs on U.S. government leaders -- but the more people learn, the more their confidence in surveillance efforts wanes.

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McCaul readies cyber bill with added liability protections

The Homeland Security Committee chairman said the White House's proposal does not do enough to alleviate private-sector liability concerns.

Shaun Donovan

Donovan to Congress: Data Act implementation isn't free

The OMB director also asked House appropriators to boost funding for the U.S. Digital Service.

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Senate looks at interoperability for electronic health records

Experts tell committee that business models, not technology, are the main obstacle to better sharing across systems.

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Carter visits Cyber Command

The new defense secretary's first visit was to Cyber Command, where he stressed the importance of keeping the command and NSA under one leader.